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    German Paper: Ukraine President to Urge More Russia Sanctions
    Mar15

    German Paper: Ukraine President to Urge More Russia Sanctions

    FRANKFURT—Ukraine’s president accused Russian-backed separatists in the east of failing to respect a cease-fire with Ukrainian troops and called for further sanctions on Russia in comments to a German newspaper to be published on Monday. Attacks have become less frequent since the latest cease-fire came into force in mid-February, but both...

    Ukraine rebels turn machine plant into tank factory
    Mar15

    Ukraine rebels turn machine plant into tank factory

    Separatists say Soviet T-62 and T-64 tanks and self-propelled artillery are all “trophies” taken from Kiev government forces on the battlefield …read more Source: Gulf...

    Ukraine activists unveil Putin ‘tombstone’ by Russian embassy
    Mar15

    Ukraine activists unveil Putin ‘tombstone’ by Russian embassy

    Ukrainian activists, playing on speculation about President Vladimir Putin’s health, erect a mock tombstone to the Russian leader depicting him as the Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler outside the Russian embassy in Kiev …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s old guard plagued by mystery deaths
    Mar14

    Ukraine’s old guard plagued by mystery deaths

    Three former lawmakers close to the ousted leader have been found dead in Ukraine in the past two weeks …read more Source: Gulf...

    South Cyprus FM meets UK Minister for Europe
    Mar14

    South Cyprus FM meets UK Minister for Europe

    South Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides met with the UK Minister for Europe David Lidington at the Foreign Office in London on Thursday afternoon. The Foreign Minister said that they had held an “interesting” discussion, which covered bilateral relations on issues such as the cooperation of security services on the issue of...

    Residents return to ruins in Ukraine town
    Mar14

    Residents return to ruins in Ukraine town

    Not a single building in Nikishyne escaped undamaged after months of intense bombardment, which helped shrink the village of 700 to a handful of residents as fighting raged in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine conflict leaves kids in lurch
    Mar13

    Ukraine conflict leaves kids in lurch

    KHARTSYZK: Seryozha colours in his drawing of a tank, lost in thought. Like many 7-year-olds in eastern Ukraine, he has trouble recalling a time before the war. “They’ve always been shooting,” he says, vigorously scratching with the brightest of pencils. Yelena Nikulenko, the director of the children’s home in the rebel-held town of...

    Ukraine president confirms ‘de-escalation’ in conflict
    Mar13

    Ukraine president confirms ‘de-escalation’ in conflict

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko confirmed Friday a “gradual de-escalation” in fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, a month after a ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: The Daily...

    German experts skeptical of EU army proposal
    Mar13

    German experts skeptical of EU army proposal

    Leading security experts say proposal for creating an EU army is not realistic, cannot be an answer to Russian behavior in Ukraine …read more Source: Anadolu...

    EU unlikely to agree next week to prolong Russia sanctions
    Mar13

    EU unlikely to agree next week to prolong Russia sanctions

    European Union leaders are unlikely to reach agreement at their summit next week to prolong economic sanctions on Russia that expire in July, a senior EU official said on Friday. New sanctions on Russia are also off the table for now because EU governments want to give a chance to a fragile ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. But some of the EU’s...

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